Anglican hymn adapted as an African-American spiritual. Original words: Isaac Watts, Hymns and Spiritual Songs, 1707-9. Music:"Windsor," Christopher Tye, 1533; arranged in Booke of Musicke, by William Daman, 1591. -- Editor
Health; Diseases; Confederate States of America. Army -- Recruiting and enlistment;
Union Citty Jany 21st 1862
I embrace the presant oppertunity of dropping you a few lines to let you now how we are getting along. I am happy to say that John is mending considerable and I think he will be able to start home in five...
Confederate States of America. Army -- Leaves and furloughs; Confederate States of America. Army -- Social conditions; Crops; Religion; Religious education;
Thomas again discussing a rejected furlough and rumors of a possible fight; also inquires about matters at home, mainly crops and livestock. Reiterates his fear of Isaac joining the Cavalry and requests that he wait until Thomas returns.